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Wanda a little stronger

Tracking the Tropics

WANDA

Subtropical Storm Wanda formed 850 miles southeast of Cape Race Newfoundland. The storm is no threat to the United States and is moving N at 9 mph.

This is the last named storm from the 2021 Atlantic Hurricane season original names list, after Wanda the storms will be named from the supplemental name list.

Latest NHC Discussion:

“At 3:00 p.m. GMT, the center of Tropical Storm Wanda was located near latitude 35.6 North, longitude 40.6 West. Wanda is moving toward the north near 9 mph and this general motion should continue this morning. A turn toward the north-northeast is expected this afternoon or evening, followed by a northeastward motion tonight and Wednesday. Maximum sustained winds are near 50 mph with higher gusts. Little change in strength is forecast during the next couple of days.”

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 60 miles from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 992 mb or 29.30 inches.


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